Monday, April 19, 2010

Jackson County Man Charged In Shaken Baby Case

A Gainesboro father is facing a charge of aggravated child abuse after his four-month-old daughter was diagnosed with shaken baby syndrome at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.According to an indictment handed down Monday by a Jackson County Grand Jury, emergency workers responded to the home of Cory Buck, 20, at about 6:15 p.m. on April 4 to find the baby, Carmon Rose Buck, unresponsive. She was taken to Cookeville Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to Vanderbilt, where she was treated and released into state custody. Buck was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail Monday afternoon.